Author Archives

Allan

AC360 On Tape!?

That’s right — CNN’s usually LIVE primetime newscast, AC360, was on tape today! The reporters were live and so was the 360 Bulletin, but everything from Anderson Cooper was taped. No word yet as to why. On the other hand, CNN’s finest host, Piers Morgan, is anchoring a live newscast […]

Crossfire Preempted

Crossfire was preempted today for continued rolling coverage of the Malaysian flight with Wolf Blitzer.  Crossfire has been preempted quite a few times since its revival – in fact, it was preempted at least once this week; I don’t recall the day off the top of my head, but it […]

HLN Now: This Morning 10-12

As I’ve blogged about previously, I think HLN needs to have a live newscast from 10-12 am EST, as opposed to a repeat of Morning Express from the earlier hours.  As HLN showed today, yes, if big news happen, they will preempt the taped news and carry it live.  But […]

HLN & CNN Building Collapse Coverage

I’m not sure when CNN or HLN started covering the building collapse – I got home from class at 11, turned my TV on, and then started watching their coverage.  Either way, I saw tweets indicating Chris Cuomo was anchoring breaking coverage before that (so presumably, he took over from […]

3/11/14 Anchor Fill-ins

As of 11:08 EST… Brooke Baldwin is in for Kate Bolduan on New Day. Chris Cuomo and Michaela Pereira are anchoring At This Hour; John Berman is reporting from the scene of the explosion. Don Lemon was scheduled to anchor Newsroom for Brooke Baldwin – however, she will anchor her […]

Monday Late Primetime

I think The Don Lemon show went well.  It was similar to a standard Newsroom show, but it had something of a twist – it was mainly a “panel” of experts and reporters, talking and arguing with Don Lemon.  I think it can be successful in a more permanent manner.  […]